Cricket

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 Final: Umpire Yashwant Barde called in as replacement for injured Shamshuddin

C Shamshuddin was on Tuesday ruled out as the on-field umpire for the remainder of the Ranji Trophy final after getting hit around the lower abdomen area on the opening day of the title clash

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 Final: Umpire Yashwant Barde called in as replacement for injured Shamshuddin

Rajkot: C Shamshuddin was on Tuesday ruled out as the on-field umpire for the remainder of the Ranji Trophy final after getting hit around the lower abdomen area on the opening day of the title clash between Bengal and Saurashtra.

Shamshuddin did not take the field on day two after the pain aggravated overnight and he went for a check-up in a local hospital on Tuesday morning.

C Shamshuddin hit around the lower abdomen area on the opening day of Ranji Trophy final. Image: @BCCIdomestic

C Shamshuddin hit around the lower abdomen area on the opening day of Ranji Trophy final. Image: @BCCIdomestic

With S Ravi as the designated TV umpire, Shamsuddin's on-field partner Anantha Padmanabhan was the only one officiating in the middle in the first session on day two as local umpire Piyush Khakar stood at square leg.

Post Lunch, Ravi joined Padmanabhan in the middle while Shamshuddin took the role of the TV umpire.

Shamshuddin's replacement, Yashwant Barde, will join Padmanabhan on day three.

"Shamshuddin felt more pain in the night and went to the hospital in the morning for a check-up. He has been advised a week's rest," a Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) spokesperson told PTI.

Updated Date: March 10, 2020 13:48:24 IST

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

T20 World Cup 2022: Sri Lanka parts ways with director of cricket Tom Moody one month before showpiece event
First Cricket News

T20 World Cup 2022: Sri Lanka parts ways with director of cricket Tom Moody one month before showpiece event

Tom Moody's three-year contract is being terminated by "mutual agreement", Mohan de Silva, secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), told AFP.

Bangladesh pacer Rubel Hossain announces retirement from Test Cricket
First Cricket News

Bangladesh pacer Rubel Hossain announces retirement from Test Cricket

Rubel Hossain said that the youngsters shall be given more opportunities and hence, decided to retire from Test Cricket after playing 27 Tests.

Legends League Cricket 2022: Teams, Live telecast, and all you need to know about the tournament
First Cricket News

Legends League Cricket 2022: Teams, Live telecast, and all you need to know about the tournament

The Legends League Cricket 2022 is slated to begin on 17th September in Kolkata, after an exhibition benefit match to be played on 16th September.